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Lead Teacher for English

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Ansley, Warwickshire
Salary: up to £40,000
Date Posted: 21/11/2019
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Arc School Ansley
Job Description: No Qualifications

Lead Teacher for English

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Teacher for English to join our team at Arc School, Ansley. 

Arc School Ansley, part of Kedleston Group is an independent special school for children with autism with associated special educational needs and communication difficulties. The Lead Teacher for English will take responsibility for the overall provision of the English curriculum at the school.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead and take responsibility for developing a curriculum that provides pupils with a range of opportunities and the skills they need to prepare for later life.
  • Be accountable for the strategic leadership and management across the English curriculum area, developing and implementing plans, policies, targets and practices within the context of the school’s aims and policies.
  • Develop and implement the schemes of work for English at key stage 3 and 4.
  • Comply with school policies and procedures, in particular those relating to the wellbeing and safeguarding of children.
  • Curriculum development including constructing a curriculum that is ambitious and designed to provide all pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in later life.
  • Strategic development including coordinate the production, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies and documents, ensuring these are in line with whole-school policies and procedures.
  • Manage existing resources within an agreed budget, ensuring that these are distributed effectively and all staff are familiar with these.
  • Implement and develop key initiatives across the school as required, and act in accordance with relevant school policies at all times.
  • Carry out class teaching duties as agreed.
  • Ensure pupils’ understanding of the curriculum is checked systematically, misconceptions are identified accurately and provide feedback is clear and direct.

This is a complex and vital role therefore a complete job description is available on request.

In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Kedleston will offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
  • The support to progress in your career. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to staff discounts

Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. 

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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